| Jul 5, 2012
*1/2 (out of four)
The concert documentary “Katy Perry: Part of Me” may appear fascinating to anyone who did not realize that pop stars sometimes don’t wear makeup and that people experiencing relationship problems sometimes cry. It may...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:40 AM
Six artists received six nominations each Wednesday for the 55th Grammy Awards. But none was more notable than rising R&B singer Frank Ocean, who earned nods in three of the top four categories.
Ocean was joined by Kanye West, the Black Keys’...
| Jul 26, 2009
| 10:19 AM
The romantic side of Gretchen Wilson comes out when talking about Billy Joel. The country singer raves about Joel’s song writing abilities and says one song in particular really connected with her.
“For a man to sit down and write ‘...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 3:19 PM
Anne Hathaway — insufferable, grating, insistently chipper, with those big stupid puppy-dog eyes and that dumb pixie hair, shocked, shocked, at the fortune and appreciation bestowed on her talented head, so rehearsed in her faux-humility, so...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 3:15 PM
Once a month, at Third Coast Comics in the Edgewater neighborhood, the store closes for the evening and the knitting comes out. Followed by the drinks. Drink & Draw & Knitting Night is the second Thursday of each month, as it has been since Terry Gant...
| May 6, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Merida, the sweet, independent princess from "Brave," will officially join the Disney Princess Royal Court on Saturday.
Translation from Disney-speak: Merida is about to get her glam on.
Off-the-shoulder gown. Eye-liner. Lipstick. Wild red curls tamed...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Edmond Rostand's masterful "Cyrano de Bergerac" is, by a long, hairy nose, one of the great theatrical protuberances of all time, but the swordplay, the eloquence, the grand wigs and the period panache of the show are not the reasons that this great...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Given that concertgoers have been paying almost three times as much to see the Rolling Stones on their current tour as they did in 2005-06 (about $355 per ticket compared with $135 on average on the previous tours, according to Pollstar), one might draw...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 3:21 PM
A good girl is defined as one who almost always says "no." A good woman is defined as one who almost always says "yes."
Allow me to clarify: The tasks each group are being asked to perform are rarely the same.
To be a good girl one must say "no"...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:25 AM
3 stars (out of 4)
Kanye West’s sixth studio album, “Yeezus” (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam), is the latest affront from an artist who keeps inventing ways to tick people off.
At first listen, it is hostile, abrasive (both sonically and...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 7:33 AM
David Nail knows exactly how he would have handled success had it come as early in his career and as intense as it did for fellow country singer Taylor Swift, who was 16 when she released her debut album, which has sold over 5 million copies, and for whom...